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Author: Thomas Pownall; Victor Hugo Paltsits
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Drafts or copies of letters (many in Pownall's hand) dated 7 Aug. 1757 to 17 March 1760. The letters relate to military and naval events of the French and Indian War campaigns in New York, Louisbourg, and Canada, and the building and administration of Fort Penobscot. Addressees include generals James Abercromby, Lord Jeffery Amherst, Lord Loudoun, Sir William Pepperrell, Daniel Webb, and James Wolfe; admirals Edward  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
History
Named Person: James Abercromby; Jeffery Amherst Amherst, Baron; Edward Boscawen; James De Lancey; Philip Durell; Francis Holburne; John Campbell Loudoun, Earl of; William Pepperrell, Sir; Charles Saunders, Sir; Daniel Webb; James Wolfe; James Abercromby; Jeffery Amherst Amherst, Baron; Edward Boscawen; James De Lancey; Philip Durell; Francis Holburne; William Pepperrell, Sir; Charles Saunders, Sir; Daniel Webb; James Wolfe
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pownall; Victor Hugo Paltsits
OCLC Number: 122610603
Description: 1 volume (approximately 140 items) in case : vellum ; 34 cm

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Drafts or copies of letters (many in Pownall's hand) dated 7 Aug. 1757 to 17 March 1760. The letters relate to military and naval events of the French and Indian War campaigns in New York, Louisbourg, and Canada, and the building and administration of Fort Penobscot. Addressees include generals James Abercromby, Lord Jeffery Amherst, Lord Loudoun, Sir William Pepperrell, Daniel Webb, and James Wolfe; admirals Edward Boscawen, Philip Durell, Francis Holburne, and Sir Charles Saunders; and governor James De Lancey of New York.

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